Thought leadership

Tackling corruption and demanding transparency across Latin America

OYW Ambassador David Riveros García shares the story of his anti-corruption NGO, reAcción.

OYW Ambassadors launch Domestic Abuse training for young professionals

The OYW Working Group to End Domestic Abuse have partnered with leading UK organisations to deliver a free, 1-day training for young corporate employees and likeminded talent… read more

COP24: 4 things we need to tackle climate change, according to Christiana Figueres

Today marks the start of COP24. To commemorate the start of the highly anticipated gathering, we take a look back at Christiana Figueres' speech from the latest One… read more

Why are people still dying of preventable diseases? #OYW2018 Health Plenary Session Round Up

The World Health Organisation said this year that global vaccination coverage has stalled at 86%. They estimate 1.5 million deaths a year could be prevented if vaccination… read more

How can our planet survive plastic pollution? #OYW2018 Environment Plenary Session Round Up

In the past decade the world produced more plastic than in the whole of the last century. We buy… read more

Wrap-up: #OYW2018 Poverty Alleviation Plenary Session

Will the internet achieve equality in education? 

5 reasons why you should use your OYW Ambassador status

From shaping your personal brand to finding development opportunities, Maria Villela shares her tips on how to make the most of being a One Young World Ambassador.